How much usage would it have taken?

To transform these from spurious words into real words, that is. After all, aren’t many words coined in such a way? “Neologisms”, I believe they are called.

absolent, absolete

erroneous forms due to a confusion between ABSOLUTE and OBSOLETE, which latter frequently appears as absolute even in good writers of 6-7, while absolute was similarly transformed into obsolute. The confusion was partly due to form, partly to sense 4 of ABSOLUTE, completed, finished; hence, by easy transition, done with.

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